Getting students to journal about these important topics is a great way to get them thinking critically about tough subjects and to help them examine their own beliefs. With these 53 new journal topics, during Black History Month students will consider the achievements of notable African Americans as well as the ramifications of racism in America. Some of the journal topics will push them to imagine life as a slave, while others will ask them to consider the outcomes of the Civil Rights movement. As your students enjoy writing about these Black History Month journal topics, they will gain a further understanding of what the month is all about.
A rich collection of online sources for teachers, from Larry Ferlazzo. What colors, patterns, and images would it have, and why?
Ransome is also deeply interested in folktales, particularly African American stories and their origins in African storytelling traditions. In A Pride of African Tales, Ransome contributes richly colored watercolors to illustrate a classic trickster tale, cautionary tale, fable, pourquoi story, and more.
Try writing your own pourquoi story, explaining to your friends how your animal got to be the way it is today. Let your imagination go wild! Write a story set at dark-thirty that will give us all a good scare.
Family Stories Children can learn about family heritage at the same time they are improving their literacy skills.
Using family-based writing projects, you can build a connection with parents, and help children see the value in their own heritage and in the diversity around them.
Literacy activities can take on a new meaning when students are reading and writing about their own community. Children learn the true value of print when they document the oral histories of the elders in their town.
Find out about the Booker T. Washington stamp, the Negro Baseball League stamps, letter writing during the Great Migration, the history of African American postal workers, and more.
DuBois, and Duke Ellington among others.Activities for the classroom, home, and the community. Do's and Don'ts of Teaching Black History (Southern Poverty Law Center, Teaching Tolerance) Here are some suggestions to ensure students get the most out of black history and Black History Month.
Black History Pop-Up Book for creative writing! This is a great way for students to learn fun fat for Black History month. The downside of this informative activity is . Online interactive learning and reading activities for interactive whiteboards, computer labs, and students PreK–8.
Black History Month for children in kindergarten and first grade explained with a non fiction story. This unit also contains 17 unique templates for craftivities to help the children remember, practice writing and better comprehend the important achievements of these people.
The InfoSnap form for the school year is now available. If you child is returning to the Bordentown Regional School district for the please complete the form to verify your information and sign off on all required school agreements. Black History Month Activities and Lessons. The Black History Month seasonal pages will provide you with great resources to help educate students about important historical events .